Spring 2020 Kids Indie Next List
“A heartwarming graphic novel that will appeal to fans of the adventure in Nimona and the characters in The Tea Dragon Society. Seeing strong, diverse characters at the forefront of a story is such a breath of fresh air in young adult fantasy graphic novels!”
— Ashlee Null, Vroman's Bookstore, Pasadena, CA
Love -- loss -- witches -- this YA fantasy graphic novel has it all! This thoughtful, emotional story will entrance you with its moving story and organic artwork.
Lelek is a witch.
That's all Sanja knows when she meets Lelek in the marketplace. But Lelek is hiding something -- and as her life begins to intersect with Sanja's, all that she's kept to herself starts to come to light.
Secrets, friendship, and magic all come together as Lelek gets closer and closer to uncovering the truth about her past. . . .
Witchlight is a wonderful queer adventure filled with friendship, family, falling in love, and dealing with the hardest bits of your past all along the way.
About the Author
Jessi Zabarsky lives in Chicago with her cat and forty three plants. She was raised in the woods and will one day return there. You can find her online at @jessizabarsky.
"A charmingly illustrated story with a strolling pace.” —Kirkus